Category: Asia

Andong

A Day in Andong: Hanging out with Ajummas

Yesterday was chilly and super windy but I decided to the day in Andong, which houses the most traditional village in South Korea and some of the best damn fish you will ever try. Not only that but I was accompanied by three hilarious and youthful ajummas that made the whole trip quite spectacular. So what…

How a School in China Taught Me About Pure Happiness

Looking back on the day I graduated college (about 2 years now) it’s crazy, and a bit cliché, to think how much my perspective on life has changed. I would be kidding myself if I didn’t accredit this to all of the places I have lived abroad in. But one day that really stands out in the…

My First Impressions: Korea

New students are constantly asking me, “Why did you choose to come to Korea??” Of which I always answer, “Because I love Asian culture, the food looked amazing, and let’s be real.. the pay for teachers is GOOD.” But once I arrived in Korea to teach English, what did I really think?..

Solo Travelin’: Hong Kong

  My first ever solo trip was to one of the most densely populated areas in the world, Hong Kong. I went there for a short three day trip.. just enough time to explore around Hong Kong Island and experience a little bit of the Cantonese culture.

My First Impressions: Chengdu

  Before I even left for China, people were telling me that I was in for the biggest culture shock of my life. I was ready to feel extremely uncomfortable, scared, out of place; basically a mixture of all feelings of uneasiness.

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